Recipe of the Month!

parent-resources | By Where We Grow | May 31, 2023

We are back with a recipe that is perfect to warm your little ones up as the weather starts getting cooler!

This is something we are sure your entire household will enjoy on a cosy night in! Keep reading for a yummy minestrone soup recipe.


  • 2 Tbsp of Cooking oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1 Litre of Vegetable stock
  • 1 Tomato (fresh or canned)
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Potato
  • 1 Celery stick
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 400g of Red kidney bean
  • 3 Tbsp Parsley
  • Grated parmesan cheese (finely grated)
  • 2 Tbsp of Tomato paste
  • 50g Macaroni
  • Side salad ( your choice of lettus, carrot, tomato, cucumber, and corn)
  • Wholemeal bread toast / Sourdough toast (your desired amount)


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion until lightly browned. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  2. Add the stock, tomato, carrot, potato, celery and tomato paste to the pan. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes
  3. Add the zucchini, macaroni and parsley to the pan; simmer for a further 15 minutes. Rinse and drain the kidney beans and add to the pan
  4. Ladle the soup into serving bowl, sprinkle the parmesan cheese on top.
  5. Serve with side salad of with your choice and wholemeal bread toast stick.
  6. Enjoy!

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